A safari in Yala National Park is a popular activity for wildlife and environment enthusiasts visiting Sri Lanka. Yala National Park is a major wildlife destination in the country, recognized for its various habitats and plentiful species.
Yala National Park is located in the districts of Hambantota and Monaragala in southern Sri Lanka. It is around 300 kilometers (186 miles) from Colombo and readily accessible by car.
Yala National Park is home to a diverse range of wildlife, including Sri Lankan elephants, leopards, sloth bears, water buffaloes, sambar deer, crocodiles, and several bird species. It is well-known for having a high concentration of leopards.